The periodic cicadas are here. Brood XIV emerged recently on parts of the cape and in 12 other states after a 17 year hibernation. The nature camper in me is fascinated by this and wishes my plans took me to the cape. Read more in this Boston Globe article and check out this photo gallery, courtesy of Odd Essay, found on Universal Hub. You can see if Brood XIV is emerging anywhere near you via this very cool map. Be sure to zoom in, there are many more points at closer range. Enjoy!